Using a combination of U.S. commercial and multinational assets, NASA’s Mission Control issued commands to the International Space Station’s robot arm on March 6 that removed  two grapple bars from the recently berthed SpaceX Dragon resupply capsule, completing all de-stow activities planned for the Hawthorne, Calif.-based company’s second resupply mission to the six-person orbiting lab. The grapple bars, weighing in at 602 lb., were the first payloads delivered to the station in the ...


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